SUNY Morrisville COVID Policy Sanctions

Follow the Rules or Face Disciplinary Action

Student conduct is governed by the Student Code of Conduct and when the campus learns of a violation of the rules associated with COVID-19 safety, students will face disciplinary action.  Consistent with SUNY policy, students who are partially or completely removed from the institution due to a violation are not eligible for refunds.

For the Fall 2021 semester, any student found in violation of the SUNY Morrisville COVID policies will be disciplined through the campus judicial system. The sanctioning details that follow are the minimum sanctions for a student with no other disciplinary history.

  • Violations of Face Mask and Social Distancing Requirements: For students found to have committed repeated and/or intentional violations of face mask/covering or social distancing requirements of the campus, Executive Order, or the State or local Department of Health.

    1st violation Written Warning
    2nd violation Campus Probation - 4 months and an Educational ResLife.Net Module
    3rd violation College Probation - 4 months and an Education ResLife.Net Module COVID 19
    4th violation Stayed Res Hall Expulsion - 6 months
    5th violation Suspension from academic and/or housing access with continued access to their academic program via remote learning only (if available and as subject to campus policy and process), an academic and/or housing suspension, or permanent dismissal from the institution.
  • Failure to Comply with Campus Pooled Saliva Testing (Residential Students): For residential students who miss or do not participate in pooled saliva testing as instructed by the college or fail to submit the results of testing done elsewhere.

    1st violation Written Warning
    2nd violation Campus Probation - 4 months and an Educational ResLife.Net Module
    3rd violation College Probation - 4 months and an Education ResLife.Net Module COVID 19
    4th violation Stayed Res Hall Expulsion - 6 months
    5th violation Suspension from academic and/or housing access with continued access to their academic program via remote learning only (if available and as subject to campus policy and process), an academic and/or housing suspension, or permanent dismissal from the institution.

Failure to Comply with Campus Pooled Saliva Testing (Commuter and Norwich Students): For Commuter and Norwich students who miss or do not participate in pooled saliva testing as instructed by the college or fail to submit the results of testing done elsewhere.

1st violation Written Warning
2nd violation Campus Probation - 4 months and an Educational ResLife.Net Module
3rd violation College Probation - 4 months and an Education ResLife.Net Module COVID 19
4th violation Stayed College Expulsion - 6 months
5th violation Suspension from academic and/or housing access with continued access to their academic program via remote learning only (if available and as subject to campus policy and process), an academic and/or housing suspension, or permanent dismissal from the institution.

Failure to Comply with Campus Health Protocols: For students that fail to comply with the campus’s published Covid 19 policies and protocols.

The college shall undertake disciplinary action to enforce compliance, including interim suspension, or administrative measures to electronically deactivate card access and restrict access to any buildings with the exception of access required to obtain health care services pursuant to campus policy.

If you have questions about conduct, please contact the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. If you have questions about your health, please contact the Student Health Center. If you have COVID-19-related questions or concerns, please use our online form.

Thank you for doing your part to follow all safety protocols, your compliance and care help to keep the SUNY Morrisville community healthy.